CHOC ● UC Irvine Institute for Clinical and Translational Science ● Irvine Unified School District ● Orange County Department of Education ● St. Joseph Hospital of Orange County
The purpose of this conference is to review the causes and prevention of life threatening events in pediatric
Overall goals of the conference are: to convene a panel of experts to share the latest evidence based knowledge
on the mechanisms of sudden death in pediatric sports activities; present the lastest evidence based,
epidemiologically sound information that evaluates the efficacy of screening procedures and preventive
methods at the individual and community levels; create a working group of physicians, health care providers,
and community and school leaders willing to develop research projects focused on preventing sudden
death in the pediatric athlete in our community.
Physicians, educators, athletic coaches and trainers, nurses, first responders, parents and advocates.